Learning de luxe

Hey there, This is the second GEOTRACES cruise I have attended. Back in Kiel I am taking part in the bachelor’s program Biochemistry and molecular biology. I have been working as a research assistant in Eric Achterberg’s lab at GEOMAR for the last two years, and I am very happy to join them on the […]

No pain, no gain

[deutsche Version unten] We are almost done! Our voyage between Chile and New Caledonia has been just under two months now! Despite all the challenges, we are going strong, through Southern Pacific, one of the least studied areas in our planet, working very hard, day and night. We woke up at 3am from time to […]

Observations of surface ocean pH and pCO2, and (micro-)nutrient control of ocean productivity in the South Pacific Ocean

[deutsche Version unten] 5th Weekly Report SO289 Progress: We have had a successful last few days, following our unplanned detour to Tahiti. We commenced sampling again on Wednesday morning (March 23) just outside the EEZ of French Polynesia and have been able to conduct daily station occupations with CTD casts and in situ pump deployments. […]